GOLD Learning Speakers

USA

Lisa Lahey, RN, IBCLC, COMS

  • Speaker Type: Tongue-Tie Symposium 2018
  • Country: USA
Biography:

Lisa has worked as a maternal child health nurse and lactation consultant for 22 years first in the hospital settings of Labor and Delivery, postpartum, NICU, newborn nursery, and perinatal education. As an IBCLC, Lisa has a special interest in tethered oral tissues and myofunctional therapy where she has taken many trainings and courses beyond her baccalaureate nursing degree to provide expertise to her patients. Lisa now provides lactation consults and holistic modalities for complex breastfeeding issues in her private practice Advanced Breastfeeding Care. Lisa also works in a functional orthodontic office in Indianapolis providing myofunctional assessment and therapy to babies, children, and adults. In her free time she enjoys bike riding and traveling with her husband and five children especially to state and national parks to unplug and enjoy nature.

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Utilizing Myofunctional Methods and Lactation Therapy Pre & Post Frenectomy for Optimal Suck Rehabilitation
Are you hearing the buzz about myofunctional therapy and wonder what it is? This talk will explore and discuss the varied clinical presentations and compensations observed with tethered oral tissues in regards to infant oral functional anatomy and sucking. The IBCLC can develop comprehensive assessment strategies and begin to utilize myofunctional methods and lactation therapy techniques to optimize suck rehabilitation pre and post frenectomy.
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
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